Jean Jacques Deboichet

Date of birth :
March 29th 1958
Place of birth : France, La Torche (Bretagne)
Nationality : Swiss
Spoken languages : French, Italian, German, English
Diploma : Technician in micro mechanic – diploma obtained at Technicum in Bienne (Switzerland)

From 1977 to 1978 : Coyote (Switzerland), company manager, construction of moulds and models, custom boards production using sandwich and hollow technology, fins production

From 1979 to 1980 : Swiss Surf, (Bienne, Switzerland) Development of moulds and models construction, board production

From 1980 to 1981: Tonic “BBS” (Bienne, Switzerland), Development manager for moulds and models construction, 3 month stay into the BBS company in Schiltach - Germany

From 1982 to 1984 : Hifly (Lake Garda, Italy), prototype development for the World Cup, prototype development for Hifly, fins development, serial boards development in collaboration with Helmut Kirner and Peter Thommen

From 1985 to 1986 : Mistral and Tropical Sunset (Lake Garda, Italy), prototype production for Mistral. prototype production for the Worldcup, fin development. In collaboration with Karl and Rolf Messmer

From 1987 to 1990 : Tropical Tube Lake Garda, Italy), snowboard development, custom board production, fin development, carbon mountain bike development, development and construction of a free climbing wall in collaboration with Louis Holzinger

From 1990 to 1993 : Deboichet Custom (Lake Garda, Italy), custom board production, custom fin production, World Cup prototype production and development, moulds and models construction

In 1994: Strapper (Indonesia), serial fin production company, board production

From 1995 to present : Deboichet Custom (Lake Garda, Italy), custom board production, custom fin production and development, moulds and models construction, fin design for the RRD serial boards, fin design for the Haleakala serial boards (France), serial fins line “Deboichet Concept” on the market